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This page has links to Web sites of government agencies and private organizations, including those that serve the Hispanic community. These links provide additional information that may be useful to you.




Web links

Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) – in English
National Institute on Aging
ADEAR's Web site offers Spanish language materials about Alzheimer's.

Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA) – in English
FCA's Web site provides Spanish language fact sheets that include overviews of Alzheimer's and dementia.

MEDLINEplus Medical Encyclopedia – in Spanish
National Library of Medicine
This introduction to Alzheimer's touches on disease traits, treatment and practical advice for families.

New York Online Access to Health (NOAH) – in English and Spanish
NOAH Contributing Editors group
This health site includes a comprehensive section on Alzheimer's disease and dementia with access to several hundred outside resources.

U.S. Food and Drug Administration – in Spanish
This Web site contains an easy-to-read pamphlet and medicine-tracking chart to help you learn more about taking medicines correctly.



Government agencies

Eldercare Locator – in English
A nationwide public service of the Administration on Aging that helps older adults, their caregivers and families find services for seniors by identifying trustworthy local support resources.

GobiernoUSA.gov – in Spanish
U.S. government's Web portal site that includes information from local, state and federal government agency Web sites, such as the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, and the Administration on Aging.

Office of Minority Health, United States Department of Health and Human Services – in English
Federal department that offers publications about the health issues faced by minority populations. With fact sheets, funding guides and research.

Medicare – in Spanish
The official U.S. government site for information about Medicare.

GovBenefits – in Spanish
GovBenefits.gov helps citizens access government benefit eligibility information through a free, confidential, and easy-to-use online screening tool.



Organizations that serve the Hispanic community

AARP – in Spanish
AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization for people ages 50 and over.

Congressional Hispanic Caucus – in English
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus aims to address national and international issues and the impact these policies have on the Hispanic community.

League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) – in English
LULAC advances the economic condition, educational attainment, political influence, health and civil rights of the Hispanic population of the United States.

The National Alliance for Hispanic Health – in English
Members of the Alliance, the nation's action forum for Hispanic health, deliver services to more than 12 million persons every year, improving the health and well-being of all throughout the Americas.

National Council of La Raza – in English
The National Council of La Raza was founded in 1968 to improve opportunities for Hispanics and reaches more than 4 million Latinos each year.

National Hispanic Council on Aging (NHCoA) – in English
The council is dedicated to improving the quality of life for Hispanic elderly, families and communities through advocacy, capacity and institution building, development of educational materials, technical assistance, demonstration projects, policy analysis and research.



Studies on Hispanics and Alzheimer's disease



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